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Chief of Party, Cambodia

Chief of Party, Cambodia

(Disclaimer: Successful applicant will be offered contingent to grant approval)

World Vision is an international Christian Humanitarian Organization working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation and seek justice. Our Cambodia Office is seeking for one (01) qualified candidate(s) to fill the vacant position of:

Position: Chief of Party, Cambodia

(Disclaimer: Successful applicant will be offered contingent to grant approval)

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Salary & Benefit Package: International accompanied package available dependent on professional experience and qualifications

THE PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

World Vision is seeking a Chief of Party for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded Integrated Early Childhood Development (IECD) program in Cambodia. The proposed program may focus on promoting nurturing care for the most-vulnerable newborns and young children, starting before birth, through evidence-based integrated programming in early-childhood development to provide for children’s health, nutrition, safety and security, responsive caregiving for social and emotional well-being, and opportunities for early learning. Proposed activities may specifically address stunting through improving nutrition service delivery at health facilities and community, supporting nutrition sensitive agriculture, and promoting safe and secure environments to help children meet critical cognitive and physical developmental milestones. Project objectives may include improving cognitive skills of vulnerable and at-risk children, decreasing stunting rates for children under five, and increasing the number of vulnerable and at-risk children in caring and safe family environments. Particular attention will likely be given to supporting the early identification of children with disabilities. Chief of Party (CoP)/ Programme Director (PD) will have overall responsibility for coordination of all project activities and staff. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities.

The CoP/PD shall have a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and work carefully and collaboratively to support the various entities in Cambodia.

S/he will manage a team of senior staff, sub-recipients, and engagement with stakeholders and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the grant. The CoP/PD is expected to have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise.

S/he also provides strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.

This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage proactive and responsive relationship with grant donor in close collaboration with World Vision National Office staff.

  • Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance.

  • Research new funding opportunities and develop and write funding proposals, if second phase of the grant or cost extension is planned.

  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff with skills across a diverse set of technical areas.

  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage complex donor-funded projects.

  • Lead grant staff and short-term consultants.

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

  • Manage grant/project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and Support Office staff.

  • Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits.

  • Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact.

    • Participate and conduct on-going lessons learned with key staff and partners/sub-grantees.

  • Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate.

    • Participate, lead NGO donor forum to represent WV, the project, and seek cooperation for joint advocacy opportunities.

  • Escalate grant management issues early and openly; resolve grant management issues quickly and fully.

  • Provide spiritual leadership to the grants team. Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and daily devotional meetings.

  • Serve as primary liaison to USAID local and national governmental authorities, local NGOs, community organizations, Facilitate learning of best practices on programs technical area and other donor organizations.

  • Provide vision and strategic technical leadership for the project.

  • Close cooperation with National Office GAM lead for implementation of the GAM objectives as well as close collaboration within the National Office GAM Unit on donor positioning, lessons learned, grant health and quality improvements.

  • Establish clear and frequent communication regarding program progress and oversight management with the donor.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A Master's degree in related field or equivalent qualifications in grant management and a technical field in developing countries.

  • 10+ years of extensive international development experience managing large USAID grant-funded projects.

  • Experience working in southeast Asia required; Experience working in Cambodia desired.

  • Proven ability to manage technical assistance teams.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, preferably USAID and/or other funding agencies (Global Fund, UNICEF, WHO and other multilateral agencies); their policies and regulations.

  • Keen understanding of the unique political dynamics of Cambodia and ability to work carefully and collaboratively to maintain productive relationships with the various government entities in Cambodia.

  • Proven ability in the management of large integrated grant-funded projects in developing countries.

  • Familiarity with USAID programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs.

  • Ability to integrate teams of professionals around common goals.

  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Strong presentation and report writing skills.

PREFERRED

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred

Work Environment

  • Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required

INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for this position, visit our website www.worldvision.org.kh and APPLY ONLINE.

GO GREEN! SAVE THE TREES!

World Vision International is committed to the principles of workplace diversity. Qualified women and disabled people are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be notified. Applications and CVs will not be returned.

WVI is committed to the protection of children. We do not employ staff whose background is not aligned to our child protection practices. Hence employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Successful candidate shall include the following assurances for child protection in the course of the consultancy: a) submit a police check b) act in the best interest of children and uphold WVI-C Child Protection Policy and Behavior Protocols c) inform WVI-C immediately if he/she becomes aware of any harm or risk to children.

Closing date is <23 December 2019>,at 17:00

Integrated Programmes Director, WV Ethiopia

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide strategic leadership for all of World Vision Ethiopia’s programmes by assuring the effective implementation of the national strategy through integrated (Sponsorship, Grant, PNS and other sources) technical programmes that focus on improving the wellbeing of children.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide leadership to Technical Programme teams in TP portfolio management and in delivering effective implementation of projects (Sponsorship, Grants, PNS & others) within budget and as per agreed plans and donor standards.

  • Represent World Vision Ethiopia at the highest levels with government ministries, other partners and stakeholders to promote the work of WVE and to influence policies and practices impacting the lives of children.

  • Provide direct line management to a response manager if a category level emergency is declared for the country.

  • Manage high level communication with Support Offices and assure WVE programmes department is effectively communicating updates and progress.

  • Provide direct line management to any large grants that are assigned director level supervision.

  • Assure that there is effective integration of sponsorship standards and cross cutting themes (Gender, DRR, child protection, et al) in World Visions Ethiopia’s technical programme implementation.

  • Lead business process improvement and monitoring the implementation of plans to improve efficiency and effectiveness of WVE’s operations.

  • Work closely with other departments (PELS, Communications, Finance, Support Services, P&C, and Resource Acquisition) to ensure the effective management and growth of technical programmes.

  • Actively communicate the issues & decisions raised by programmes department with the SLT and the decisions and priorities of SLT with the programmes department.

  • Carry out the duties of the National Director as assigned, during acting periods.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • MA in Development Studies or Social Sciences or related field.

  • A least 15yrs development experience.

  • A least 7 years Senior NGO leadership experience.

  • Excellent communication skills, orally, written, and presentation skills.

  • Strong experience of working in cross-cultural environments.

  • Demonstrated high level of results orientation and problem solving skills.

  • At least 7 years of managing grants from any main institutional donors.

  • Expertise of managing a portfolio of projects covering a range of sectors.

  • At least 7 years of experience of working with offices functions of finance, procurement, human resources, and others.

  • Proven track record of engagement in acquisition through writing proposals or participating in strategic go/no/go processes.

  • Demonstrated experience of engaging with external stakeholders (governmental, research, business and across the organization).

  • Committed Christian.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • A least 10 years Senior NGO leadership experience.

  • At least 10 years of experience of working with offices functions of finance, procurement, human resources, and others.

  • At least 10 years of managing grants from any main institutional donors.

  • Experience of leading operations in 2 or more contexts.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time.

Development Facilitator (Ganthier)

BUT DE LA POSITION

Le facilitateur de développement a la responsabilité d’assurer l’implémentation du programme dans les communautés ciblées, de planifier et de piloter les activités inscrites dans les cadres logiques des projets CESP et Survie de l’enfant dans le respect des standards de LEAP 3, de la stratégie de l’organisation et des modèles de projet approuvés par le Bureau National, Il assurera l’ intégration des entités communautaires, les leaders, les ménages pour une appropriation communautaire des différentes activités exécutées sur place visant le bien-être des enfants et l’amélioration des conditions d’existence des plus vulnérables. Il dirigera la mise en œuvre du parrainage selon les standards requis tout en garantissant que tous les RC bénéficient le paquet minimum standard (10) définis par la World Vision

RESPONSABILITÉS PRINCIPALES

% de temps

Activités principales

55

Technique

Assurer la conduite des activités de parrainage, dans son aire d’intervention, dans le respect des normes définies par le bureau national.

5

Assurer la conduite des activités dans le respect des normes techniques définis par le partenariat á savoir : le LEAP ( DIP, ITT), les modèles de projet, le DPA, les approches de programme.

15

Managériale

- Mettre en place un système de coordination, gestion et de supervision efficaces amenant à l’existence de réseaux communautaires forts efficaces et efficients.

- Monitorer la bonne utilisation, la gestion saine et transparente des ressources mises a sa disposition et des volontaires selon les normes et principes de l’institution.

15

Mise en réseau et Plaidoyer

Développer et entretenir des partenariats stratégiques avec les acteurs locaux, les autres ONGs, les jeunes, les GAC, les groupes de femme (club des mères, mother leaders, réseau d’églises, les directeurs d’écoles etc.) pour assurer une meilleure utilisation des ressources et l’atteinte des indicateurs du bienêtre des enfants et l’appropriation par la communauté.

10

Monitorage évaluation rapportage

Diriger le processus de planification, de rapportage et de l’évaluation des activités conduites au niveau du terrain.

CONNAISSANCES, COMPÉTENCES ET APTITUDES

  1. Diplôme universitaire en sciences sociales, en gestion de projets, en études du développement ou toutes autres études dans un domaine connexe

  2. Expérience de travail dans un environnement isolé et capacités à vivre en communauté ;

  3. Expérience dans la gestion des conflits ;

  4. Expérience en suivi et gestion des budgets.

  5. Expérience dans la gestion du staff et capacité de l’orienter vers les résultats

  6. Excellente capacité en français et créole

  7. Anglais et/ou l’espagnol un atout

Compétences, connaissances et expériences préférentielles :

  1. Bonne aptitude organisationnelles, de gestion et de planification; respect des échéanciers et est apte à gérer une grande charge de travail;

  2. Etre honnête, courtois, coopératif, Mature professionnellement avec un esprit pratique, fait preuve de flexibilité et d’indépendance dans son travail.

  3. Avoir la capacité de travailler sous pression et de gérer les situations d’urgence selon la mission de l’organisation.

  4. Capacité de gestion du staff et de l’orienter vers des résultats

  5. Respect des Politiques sur la Protection de l’Enfant, de safeguarding et toutes autres Politiques et Procédures de la World Vision

Project Coordinator - YEP

Job Title: Project Coordinator –Youth Empowerment Project

Reporting to: Project Manager

Work Location: Kisumu

Purpose of the position:

To provide technical support in the planning, implementation and reporting of all the Lake Region DDP Youth Empowerment Project activities initiatives by World Vision Kenya and Standards; and to provide support to the project sub-grantees and beneficiaries as guided by project work plan, targets and needs that may emerge from time to time.

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Major Responsibilities

Project Implementation and Technical support, 60%

  • Contribute to the development and roll out the Project’s detailed implementation plan and ensure project effectiveness and efficiency

  • Ensure timely and effective partner mobilization for meaningful involvement in the implementation of project activities

  • Provide technical support to partners in undertaking reviews of relevant public policies and legislative frameworks at the National level and for the targeted counties

  • Provide technical support to partners in engagement in the annual government’s budget process. This includes conducting annual relevant budget analysis and utilizing the findings and recommendations to inform decision making on public resource allocation and management

  • Provide technical support to partners in undertaking context based Social Accountability initiatives

  • Provide technical assistance to County level relevant Sector Working groups and technical working groups; and relevant County Assembly Committees as may be appropriate from time to time

  • Establish and maintain a database of Governance actors (e.g. community groups, Civil Society Organizations, Faith Based Organizations, the Private Sector, Government Departments, Agencies and Institutions)

Monitoring, Documentation and Knowledge Management, 35%

  • Provide technical contribution in developing and reviewing of project monitoring plans or data collection plans

  • Conduct routine monitoring of indicator progress, as guided by the project M&E plan. This includes ensuring that data collection is conducted in accordance with the monitoring plan and standards in line with the Project M&E plan, and helping to compile/validate that data

  • Contribute to the process of cleaning, organising and archiving relevant project data and evidence according to the monitoring system guidelines; and store data in a safe, secure and accessible location

  • Develop quality technical reports such as weekly briefs, monthly reports, in-line with WV and donor reporting guidelines

  • Facilitate regular learning and reflections session and help implement improvements as may be appropriate

  • Document best practices, human interest stories and refine case studies for publication

Others 5%

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in either Development Studies, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Economics, or other related field

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in working with youth and partners in Social, Economic and political related affairs

  • Minimum of 2 years of engagement in public decision making processes, such as policy and law making, budget process and social accountability initiatives

  • Minimum of 2 years of working with consortia and engaging with youth led organizations

  • Experience in Advocacy, External engagements, influencing and Lobbying

  • Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation

  • Excellent Communication skills (both oral and written).

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Must be willing to perform other duties as required

Grants and Operaations Manager

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide overall management of the implementation of WVL Technical Programs, Grants (< 1 Million USD annual budget) and PNS funded projects, ensuring all projects comply with Partnership standards. Establish excellent operations planning and guidelines, and provide strategic management advice and assistance on all aspects of operation decisions making. Contribute to new project design and proposal development, ensuring new project designs cover all implementation requirements.

Key responsibilities of this position are:

  • To provide management, support and coordination to all projects/programs in WVL to ensure efficient and effective implementation and technical supports to programs so as to meet the goals and objectives of World Vision and community partners, in alignment with the National Strategy.

  • To develop and lead a team of competent operations staff, with strong commitment, and excellent professional and team leadership skills to manage projects/programs funded by various Support offices, and Donors of WV Laos.

  • To support the Country Program Director (CPD) in ensuring that the standards of representation, design quality, implementation, grants & field operations management, monitoring and reporting, are such that World Vision Laos is seen as a partner of choice for Support Offices and Donor Agencies in chosen sectors of intervention.

Major Responsibilities of Job:

1. Grants & Operations Management

  1. Provide management and support to Program and Field Teams in the development of project designs, situation analysis, baselines, design framework, concept paper and proposal writing, multi-year and annual planning, monitoring and evaluation, and budgeting, ensuring a clear focus on MVC and alignment with WVI Lao PDR Strategy.

  2. Work together with Program Quality Department (PDQ) to develop funding diversification strategy and support proactive resource acquisition to ensure program commitments are fulfilled. Support provision of basic information from field staff to acquisition team during proposal development.

  3. Support all programs/grants to have legal operation (MOU) with Government of Laos, and meet Government reporting requirements and are processed timely in order not to delay project implementation.

  4. Ensure all projects have sound execution plans from start-up until closure, and adequate resources to deliver the expected outcomes as agreed in the project proposal and in accordance to donors and WVLs guidelines / policies

  5. Coordinate grant/operations start-up with the SO, NO, partners, and other key stakeholders. Ensure all grant/operations staffs are equipped with Grant/Operations Minimum Standards and related policies before implementing the project

  6. Conduct appropriate and useful field visits to monitor and assist grant/program implementation, ensuring coordination and communication with the CPD. Support SO/donor visits with aim of building donor confidence in WVI Lao PDR

  7. Ensure that Grant/programs are tracked against detailed implementation plans, budget expenditure and are in compliance with WVL and donor requirements/standards, ensure any alteration has documented donors approval.

  8. Monitor budgets and ensure that burn rates are aligned with the quality program implementation. Ensure reporting for all Grant and PNS are align with donors/SO requirements and are submitted on time, and ensure timely follow-up on Audit recommendations.

  9. Support CPD in representing WVL on operations related matters to key stakeholders and the Government of Lao

II. Program Quality & Integration

  1. Develop mutually supportive relationships with other departments and staff in WVL and actively work with them in order to facilitate effective management, administration and good teamwork culture. Ensure strong effective collaboration between the programs, PQD and DME.

  2. Support and manage innovations and new initiatives to improve program quality and impact; enable organizational learning and reflection

  3. Ensure effective implementation of all programming models and designs working closely with Program Quality department to ensure WVL is aligned to WV partnership standards in line with our promise 2030.

  4. Ensure that Grant and PNS, are well integrated with APs program to maximize the impact to community and children especially to the MVC.

  5. Spend at least 25% at the field to visit field Program and Project offices, communities and target villages for the purposes of: regular interaction with children, women and men within families and communities that are the primary stakeholders of WV’s transformational development ministry.

  6. Maintain a good understanding of poverty and development in Lao; strengthen Operations team to seek emerging successes, learning of best practices and building relationships to reinforce WV’s vision, mission, and core values.

III. Team building & Human Resources Development

  1. Support cooperation, team spirit and a supportive, learning environment in Operations and within WVL in general. Encourage full and appropriate expression of WV’s identity. Participate in and lead in WV events related to this.

  2. Build capacity of the direct report staff, Project Managers and TP Managers through on-the-job coaching, honest and timely feedback, field monitoring, and identification of learning/training needs and opportunities

  3. Facilitate a supportive environment for the capacity development of staff, the internalization of WV’s Vision, Mission, and Core Values. Ensure your direct report staff, are equipped to coach their team members in honest, respectful and timely manner.

  4. In coordination with Finance department, ensure TP and Project Managers have basic financial literacy relevant to their scope of work.

  5. In coordination with PQD team, build Operations team capacity in monitoring and report writing

  6. In coordination with People and Culture department, develop workforce plan to ensure the Operations department has the right number of staff and skill to meet the operation demands

IV. External Representation and Relations

  1. Support the Country Program Director in representing WV to donors/support office representative, line ministries and partner organizations thru active engagement with key stakeholders, including policy makers, government ministries, NGOs, UN agencies to raise the profile of WVL.

  2. Ensure that the communication, reporting and representation of WVL with WV Support Offices, international donor organizations, and major donors is of the highest quality and transparency (from self and other key WVL staff)

  3. Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by Country Program Director.

EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience, required, especially in Project Management related, relevant Master’s degree desirable.

  • 7 yearsexperience in international humanitarian development, including at least 5 years in project management positions preferred.

  • Previous Experience in project management skills

  • Previous experience managing medium to large scale grant funded projects

  • Previous experience working in multi-project management

  • Previous experience in project planning and implementation

  • Good communication and problem solving skill

  • Demonstrated ability to manage international development projects in complex political/ cultural environments

  • Proven ability to manage and lead large, multi-disciplinary teams

  • Knowledge of donor requirements for grant funded projects, including policies and regulations

  • Proven experience in stakeholder management including working with host-country professionals, government ministries and donors

  • Strong financial management skills

  • Strong oral presentation and report writing skills

  • Proven of coaching and team leading skills

  • Fluency in English

  • Good computer skills and email

Work Environment: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40%of the time.

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 25 November 2019, however applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mail: People and Culture Department

P.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wvi.org/laos

Community Engagement & Development Assistant - Abim & Karenga

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Community Engagement and Development Assistant (3 Positions)

Report to: Assessment and Design Facilitator

Location: Abim District (2) and Karenga District (1)

Purpose of the position:

The project office will be accountable for providing day to day implementation of planned project activities under the guidance of the project coordinator management and oversight of the implementation of the Sustaining Education Efforts in Karamoja (SEEK –Project) that aims to enroll and retain 15000 out of school children in 63 primary schools in Kotido and Kaabong districts by 2021. World Vision Uganda will work closely with community structures and local leadership to ensure project successes, ownership and sustainability in the targeted schools.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Community Engagement and Design Processes

  • Support in data collecting and community engagement on community perception on WV identity

  • Support in disseminating of information in a message box and engage

  • Support community in developing a community communication plan

  • Support the Identification and engagement of key stakeholders at parish and sub-county level, Engaging local partners in the wellbeing activities.

  • Support and supervise the starter groups in their community engagement and exploration of the local context in the focus areas.

  • Support and supervise the assessment team on Identification of the most vulnerable in the focus areas and vulnerability assessment processes.

  • Mapping capacity and resources of the community and community in Reflection and planning for base level at each step of critical path for the next step.

  • Organize and support community summit at Parish level

  • Support the community in setting community vision and priorities with starter groups members.

Sponsorship Community engagement and RC Registration.

  • Sharing the vision and priorities with the wider community for validation.

  • Raising community awareness for sustainability and transition.

  • Support and engage the community in Celebrating the efforts and solidarity of critical path steps completions.

  • Manage Child Sponsorship communications and registration processes of RCs.

  • Expeditiously follow up on all Sponsorship communications from NO and SOs.

  • Registration of Children in sponsorship program and sharing their histories with SO.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Diploma and/or a Bachelor Degree in Humanities (Development studies, social sciences, SWASA, Economics, community development)

  • Good knowledge and working experience of Karamoja context, a minimum of 1 year experience of direct implementation for development programs in Karamoja region. Work experience in sponsorship programs is an advantage.

  • Work experience in Community engagements, Assessment and qualitative data collections especially using FGD & KII methodology.

  • Knowledge of Local Language (Thur-Luo and Akarimojong)

  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid ridding permit is a MUST

  • Should be a problem solver with high level of creativity and sensitivity to conflict

  • Good knowledge of data collection techniques like conducting focused group discussions, key informant interviews and high documentation skills.

  • Strong demonstrable skills on child protection issues and the national policies.

  • Strong understanding of the child and adult safeguarding case management and reporting

  • Good level of conflict sensitivity and mediation skills.

  • Basic understanding of Qualitative and Quantitative data collection skills and analysis

  • Community mobilization and engagement skills

  • Reporting and documentation skills

  • Problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Ability to work in hard to reach context

  • Flexibility with ability to set priorities.

  • Team work

  • Knowledge in computer Literacy

WVV AP Development Facilitator - District 4, Hochiminh city

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY17) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2019, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programs (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yen, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

To manage the technical projects in assigned communes

ROLE DIMENSIONS:

1.Community Engagement and Sponsorship: (Time spent: 50%)

Planning:

Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and

local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children

Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based

development approach

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the

community

Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical

project interventions/ models

Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

Strengthen community based groups the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes as per sponsorship standards

through the SR volunteer network

2. Program Management in assigned communes: (Time spent: 50%)

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms..) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, environment, disability) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned commune

KNOWLEDGE – SKILL – ABILITIES

1. Education

Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

2. Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Good English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

3. Experience

  • At least 2 years work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities

4. Work Environment

  • Based at district level

  • Working in team environment and under minimum supervision

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Phan Xuan Phuong

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi,

Tel: 024.39439920 (ext.123)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Chief of Party, Nepal

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision seeks a Chief of Party (CoP) for the proposed USAID/Food For Peace -funded multi-year Emergency Food Security Program (EFSP) in Nepal.

The COP will be responsible for the overall management and representation of the activity. For management, the COP must have proven leadership skills managing projects of a similar size and scope in developing countries. The COP must have prior experience effectively managing humanitarian or DRR activities. The COP should have demonstrated experience recruiting, developing, and managing staff, as well as experience managing programmatic and financial reporting. The Chief of Party (CoP) will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities.

The CoP shall have a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and work collaboratively to support the various entities in Nepal.

S/he will manage a team of senior staff, sub-recipients, and engagement with stakeholders to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the cooperative agreement. The CoP is expected to have strong leadership qualities and management expertise.

S/he also provides strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct and oversee program implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance.

  • Ensure appropriate project quality support to consortium members through purpose leads.

  • Oversee that bottlenecks and challenges to project impact are addressed at various levels of stakeholders using forums such as Technical Working Groups, General Body Meetings and meetings with consortium member project managers.

  • In collaboration with partners' Project Managers, design and facilitate regular project learning events with consortium partners and other key stakeholders, ensuring that lessons of sound practice are documented and disseminated through project implementation and review.

  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff with skills across a diverse set of technical areas.

  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage complex donor funded projects.

  • Lead Program staff and short-term consultants.

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

  • Ensure program budget is managed within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and Support Office staff.

  • Ensure program expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits.

  • Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A master’s degree in development studies, international relations, agriculture, nutrition, public health, business administration, or related field combined with a minimum of seven years of progressively increasing management responsibility in international relief/recovery/DRR projects is required. Two years of applicable experience can substitute for a master’s degree.

  • Proven ability to manage technical teams.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, preferably USAID Office of Food for Peace (FFP) policies, rules and regulations.

  • Proven ability in the management of large integrated projects in developing countries.

  • Familiarity with USAID programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs.

  • Experience working/living in hardship conditions. Familiarity with the Nepal context is a plus.

  • Ability to integrate teams of professionals around common goals.

  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Strong verbal communication skills, strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Ability to achieve results through partners.

  • Experience of leading large and diverse teams.

  • Experience in leading and managing large grants/cooperative agreements in a complex environment.

  • Experience as a Chief of Party/Program Director or senior expert advisor required.

  • Experience managing sub-receipients and contracts under grants for complex projects.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortia is preferred.

  • Previous experience with Emergency Food Security Program (EFSP) Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Development Food Security Program (DFSA), Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAP)s, and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s is preferred.

  • Experience working with the UN cluster system is a plus.

  • Familiarity with and commitment to addressing gender equality in project sectors is required, as demonstrated by at least two years of senior-level experience working on projects that addressed gender-related constraints.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Mandatory travels to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

  • May include travel to the United States WVUS Washington DC Office to meet with donors and other stakeholders.

Development Facilitator

World Vision Eswatini

Position: Development Facilitator

Purpose of the Position

To serve as a catalyst, community change agent encourager, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of households/village community organizations, local partners, facilitating the emergence and strengthening of community-led initiatives/innovations to improve and sustain the well-being of children and their families; responsibilities include but are not limited to.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

Capacity Building

  • Building relationships, broker and facilitator within HHs/Village communities & Local partners

  • Build Community & Partners capacity in project management

  • Building Capacity for the disaster risk reduction and response activities in the communities.

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to direct reports and conduct performance reviews

  • Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others

Sponsorship in Development

  • Facilitate sponsorship integration in all projects and ensure community awareness on children rights, Advocacy and child protection.

  • Ensure the mainstreaming of Sponsorship in Programming (SIP)

Design, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Facilitate implementation of community development plans (DIP) consistent with technical programmes, budgetary allocation and within the set timeline

  • Facilitate project reflections to determine impact of the activities on the targeted population and adherence to standards by conducting regular meetings with the community and give timely appropriate advice

  • Facilitate projects’ Assessments, Design, Monitoring and Evaluation activities in line with WVS standards

Partnering

  • Collaborate with government departments, churches, community, other NGOs involved in rural development to enhance program implementation and long term sustainability of community projects

Resource Mobilization

  • Formulate proposals for the Area program for supplementing and increase the resource base for programming

HR Administration

  • Conduct performance management for direct reports submit report periodically

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Minimum Qualification required: Diploma in community development, or any other related field .

Experience: A minimum of 3-5 yrs in Community Development and facilitation

Preferred: Experience in NGO added advantage & or Degree in Agriculture, Education, Health and Nutrition, Project Management, Community Development, HIV/AIDS Management from a recognized institution

Technical Skills & Abilities:

o Excellent interpersonal skills

o Good communication and negotiation skills

o Self Driven

o Team builder and player

o Creative, innovative with strong planning and supervisory skills

o Ability to work under pressure and minimal supervision

o Team player who is detail-oriented

o Ability to function in a cross cultural environment.

o Comfortable Working and knowledgeable of MS Office and Lotus Notes

Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities and observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

1. Interpersonal communication / relational capability

2. Effective in written and verbal communication in English

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Proven Experience in managing community projects

Management and Team Work abilities

A minimum of 2 years demonstrated skills and professional experience in education related program implementation and management

Project management and design experience, as well as project implementation and monitoring & evaluation.

Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, demonstrated leadership and good management ability.

English communication skills (oral and written).

Strong detail orientation and negotiation skills.

Computer literate in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Experience in working with various major donors and government donor agencies

Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview emotional maturity

Capacity to function well in a team and contribute effectively to team efforts.

Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psycho-logically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

Commitment and ability to inspire others to World Vision Core Values, Vision and Mission Statement.

1. A minimum of 2 years demonstrated skills and professional experience in education related program implementation and management

Chief of Party (COP), Upper Nile- South Sudan

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision seeks a Chief of Party (CoP) for the proposed USAID/Food For Peace -funded multi-year Emergency Food Security Program (EFSP) in Upper Nile South Sudan.

The COP will be responsible for the overall management and representation of the activity. For management, the COP must have proven leadership skills managing projects of a similar size and scope in developing countries. The COP must have prior experience effectively managing humanitarian or DRR activities. The COP should have demonstrated experience recruiting, developing, and managing staff, as well as experience managing programmatic and financial reporting. The Chief of Party (CoP) will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities.

The CoP shall have a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and work collaboratively to support the various entities in Upper Nile South Sudan.

S/he will manage a team of senior staff, sub-recipients, and engagement with stakeholders to ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the cooperative agreement. The CoP is expected to have strong leadership qualities and management expertise.

S/he also provides strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct and oversee program implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance.

  • Ensure appropriate project quality support to consortium members through purpose leads.

  • Oversee that bottlenecks and challenges to project impact are addressed at various levels of stakeholders using forums such as Technical Working Groups, General Body Meetings and meetings with consortium member project managers.

  • In collaboration with partners' Project Managers, design and facilitate regular project learning events with consortium partners and other key stakeholders, ensuring that lessons of sound practice are documented and disseminated through project implementation and review.

  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff with skills across a diverse set of technical areas.

  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage complex donor funded projects.

  • Lead Program staff and short-term consultants.

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

  • Ensure program budget is managed within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and Support Office staff.

  • Ensure program expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits.

  • Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A master’s degree in development studies, international relations, agriculture, nutrition, public health, business administration, or related field combined with a minimum of seven years of progressively increasing management responsibility in international relief/recovery/DRR projects is required. Two years of applicable experience can substitute for a master’s degree.

  • Proven ability to manage technical teams.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, preferably USAID Office of Food for Peace (FFP) policies, rules and regulations.

  • Proven ability in the management of large integrated projects in developing countries.

  • Familiarity with USAID programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs.

  • Experience working/living in hardship conditions. Familiarity with the Upper Nile South Sudan context is a plus.

  • Ability to integrate teams of professionals around common goals.

  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Strong verbal communication skills, strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Ability to achieve results through partners.

  • Experience of leading large and diverse teams.

  • Experience in leading and managing large grants/cooperative agreements in a complex environment.

  • Experience as a Chief of Party/Program Director or senior expert advisor required.

  • Experience managing sub-receipients and contracts under grants for complex projects.

  • Fluency in English, Knowledge of Arabic is a plus.

  • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortia is preferred.

  • Previous experience with Emergency Food Security Program (EFSP) Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Development Food Security Program (DFSA), Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAP)s, and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s is preferred.

  • Experience working with the UN cluster system is a plus.

  • Familiarity with and commitment to addressing gender equality in project sectors is required, as demonstrated by at least two years of senior-level experience working on projects that addressed gender-related constraints.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Mandatory travels to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

  • May include travel to the United States WVUS Washington DC Office to meet with donors and other stakeholders.